Milford gas leak forces residents from homes

Residents on Red Bush Lane in Milford were forced out of their homes Monday morning due to natural gas leak.Firefighters say the leak occurred after

MILFORD - Residents on Red Bush Lane in Milford were forced out of their homes Monday morning due to natural gas leak.

Firefighters say the leak occurred after a contractor broke a 4-inch gas pipe. Officials say the break was particularly difficult to repair due to the valve shutoff's location beneath asphalt.

According to Southern Connecticut Gas, repairs are complete and service has been restored. Residents have also been allowed to return to their homes.

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